Bengaluru: Looks like the cold war between BJP leader K.S. Eshwarappa’s personal assistant Vinay N.S. and BJP state president B.S. Yeddyurappa’s personal assistant N.R. Santosh is not going to end anytime soon.Vinay has now filed a fresh complaint against the latter at the Amruthahalli police station alleging threat to his life.
In his complaint filed on Saturday, he alleged that Santosh had issued threats to him and his family and he feared that Yeddyurappa’s aide, along with his men, would attack him. Vinay has sought police protection for him and his family. He stated that Santosh had on May 11 tried to kidnap him. Santosh, who is currently out on bail, is planning to attack him, he added.
“Recently I came to know that Santosh held a meeting with his followers in his home. He had told that them they should have killed Vinay on May 11, but did mistake by just fracturing his hand. In the meeting he also said that he is committed to do something dangerous to my life. There are chances of I being attacked anytime time,” Vinay stated in the complaint.
On May 11, a kidnapping attempt was made on Vinay by a few men near Iskcon temple in Mahalakshmi Layout police station limits. Following a complaint filed by Vinay to the Mahalakshmi Layout police, 11 people, including Rajendra Urs, the general secretary of BJP Yuva Morcha city unit, and history sheeter Prashant were arrested by the police. All of them had named Santosh as the mastermind of the kidnapping.
Santosh was interrogated by the ACP of Malleswaram Sub Division Anand Badiger, who is heading the investigations in this case. Though he managed to get the bail, the prosecutor had insisted the court cancel his bail saying he did not cooperate in the investigation. This fight between the PA’s of top BJP leaders in the state has brought lot of embarrassment to the party with the investigation officer also summoning Mr Yeddyurappa. However, he did not appear before the investigating officer citing health reasons....